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Scott Joplin and the Ragtime Era

By: Gammond, Peter

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Angus and Robertson.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000179

ISBN: 0207956480

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Hardback. Good to Very Good/good+. First Edition. 8vo. A biography of the life and music of Scott Joplin. 223 pp, well-illustrated with early photos and song sheets, appendix, discog. A consideration of the development and influence of the musical style called ragtime. The essential introduction to Ragtime, the music that identified an era in America around the turn of the century.it explains the roots, form and feeling of ragtime, its influence on jazz, and tells the story of the great black composer who was elemental to it.; 000179; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info